WATCH: Professor Marston & The Wonder Women comic book-style trailer

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Oct 11, 2017

Do you ever wonder what inspired Wonder Woman's lasso of truth? DC Comics' most iconic superheroine is getting a sexy origin indie cinematic biopic, Professor Marston & The Wonder Women, that tells the story of the character's creator Dr. William Moulton Marston aka Charles Moulton's double life as a professor by day and comic book writer by night.

The film focuses on Marton's relationship between his wife Elizabeth Holloway Marston and their partner Olive Byrne during a time when the comic book medium was under scrutiny due to Dr. Fredric Wertham's erroneous studies trying to prove they were harmful to children, and when open relationships were seen as taboo.

Annapurna Pictures released a new trailer for the film that comic book fans will appreciate. The trailer has been recut to appear as a motion comic, but in a good way. Professor Marston & The Wonder Women stars Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, and Bella Heathcote with writer-director Angela Robinson. The seductive and empowering biopic will be in theaters on Oct. 13.

Check out the trailer below and leave your excitement in the comments.